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TITLE 27—Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

CHAPTER I—ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX AND TRADE BUREAU, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

SUBCHAPTER A—ALCOHOL

PART 31—ALCOHOL BEVERAGE DEALERS

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§31.0
Scope.

Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§31.1
Definitions.
§31.2
Territorial extent.
§31.3
Basic permit requirements.
§31.4
Relation to State and municipal law.
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Subpart B—ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

§31.11
Forms prescribed.
§31.12
Right of entry and examination.
§31.13
Delegations of the Administrator.
§31.14
Penalties.
§31.15
Disclosure of information.
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Subpart C—ACTIVITIES SUBJECT TO THIS PART

§31.21
Basis of regulation.
§31.22
Selling or offering for sale.

Dealers Classified

§31.31
Retail dealer in liquors.
§31.32
Wholesale dealer in liquors.
§31.33
Retail dealer in beer.
§31.34
Wholesale dealer in beer.
§31.35
Limited retail dealer; persons eligible.
§31.36
Sales of 20 wine gallons (75.7 liters) or more.

Certain Organizations, Agencies, and Persons

§31.41
Clubs or similar organizations.
§31.42
Restaurants serving liquors with meals.
§31.43
States, political subdivisions of States, or the District of Columbia.
§31.44
Sales of denatured spirits or articles.
§31.45
Sales of alcoholic compounds, preparations, or mixtures containing distilled spirits, wines, or beer.
§31.46
Sales by agencies and instrumentalities of the United States.
§31.47
Warehouse receipts covering spirits.
§31.48
Alcohol beverage producers, processors, and bonded warehousemen.
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Subpart D—EXEMPTIONS AND EXCEPTIONS

Persons Exempt From Registration and/or Recordkeeping

§31.51
Wholesale dealers making retail sales.
§31.52
Wholesale dealers in liquors consummating sales of wines or beer at premises of other dealers.
§31.53
Wholesale dealers in beer consummating sales at premises of other dealers.
§31.54
Hospitals.
§31.55
Limited retail dealers.

Persons Who Are Not Dealers in Liquors or Beer

§31.61
Single sale of liquors or warehouse receipts.
§31.62
Persons making casual sales.
§31.63
Agents, auctioneers, brokers, etc., acting on behalf of others.
§31.64
Apothecaries or druggists selling medicines and tinctures.
§31.65
Persons selling products unfit for beverage use.
§31.66
Retail dealer selling entire stock in liquidation.
§31.67
Persons returning liquors for credit, refund, or exchange.
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Subpart E—PLACES SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION

§31.71
Registration required at each place of business.
§31.72
Place of sale.
§31.73
Place of offering for sale.
§31.74
Places of storage; deliveries therefrom.
§31.75
Dealer in beer and dealer in liquors at the same location.

Sales in Two or More Areas on the Same Premises

§31.81
General.
§31.82
Hotels.
§31.83
Ball park, race track, etc.; sales throughout the premises.

Sales in Multiple Locations

§31.91
Passenger trains, aircraft, and vessels.
§31.92
Carriers not engaged in passenger service.
§31.93
Supply boats or vessels.
§31.94
Retail dealers “At Large.”
§31.95
Caterers.
§31.96
Peddling.
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Subpart F—PARTNERSHIPS

§31.101
Registration of partners.
§31.102
Addition of partners or incorporation of partnership.
§31.103
Formation of a partnership by two dealers.
§31.104
Withdrawal of one or more partners.
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Subpart G—REGISTRATION FORM, TTB F 5630.5D

§31.111
Date registration form is due.
§31.112
Registration of multiple locations.
§31.113
Place for filing registration form.
§31.114
Completion of registration form.
§31.115
Employer identification number.
§31.116
Execution of registration form.
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Subpart H—CHANGES IN REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Changes Requiring Registration as a New Business

§31.121
Sale of business.
§31.122
Incorporation of business.
§31.123
New corporation.
§31.124
Stockholder continuing business of corporation.
§31.125
Cross references.

Other Changes

§31.131
Change of address.
§31.132
Change in name or style of business.
§31.133
Change in management.
§31.134
Increase in capital stock of a corporation.
§31.135
Change in ownership of capital stock.
§31.136
Change in membership of unincorporated club.
§31.137
Withdrawal of partner(s).
§31.138
Discontinuance of business.
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Subpart I—RESTRICTIONS RELATING TO PURCHASES OF DISTILLED SPIRITS

§31.141
Unlawful purchases of distilled spirits.
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Subpart J—RECORDS AND REPORTS

Wholesale Dealers' Records and Reports

§31.151
General requirements as to distilled spirits.
§31.152
Requirements as to wines and beer.
§31.153
Records to be kept by States, political subdivisions of States, or the District of Columbia.
§31.154
Records to be kept by alcohol beverage producers, processors, and bonded warehousemen.
§31.155
Records of receipt.
§31.156
Records of disposition.
§31.157
Canceled or corrected records.
§31.158
Previously prescribed or approved records of receipt and disposition.
§31.159
Variations in format or preparation of records.
§31.160
Monthly summary report.
§31.161
Conversion between metric and U.S. units.
§31.162
Discontinuance of business.
§31.163
Requirements when a wholesale dealer in liquors maintains a retail department.

Filing of Wholesale Dealers' Records and Reports

§31.171
Method of filing.
§31.172
Place of filing.

Retail Dealer's Records

§31.181
Requirements for retail dealers.

Retention of Records and Files

§31.191
Period of retention.
§31.192
Photographic copies of records.
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Subpart K—REUSE AND POSSESSION OF USED LIQUOR BOTTLES

§31.201
Refilling of liquor bottles.
§31.202
Possession of refilled liquor bottles.
§31.203
Possession of used liquor bottles.
§31.204
Mixed cocktails.
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Subpart L—PACKAGING OF ALCOHOL FOR INDUSTRIAL USES

§31.211
Requirements and procedure.
§31.212
Labeling.
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Subpart M—DISTILLED SPIRITS FOR EXPORT WITH BENEFIT OF DRAWBACK

§31.221
General.
§31.223
Records and reports.
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Subpart N—MISCELLANEOUS

§31.231
Destruction of marks and brands on wine containers.
§31.232
Wine bottling.
§31.233
Mixing cocktails in advance of sale.
§31.234
Liability for special (occupational) tax.


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